VIDEO: Fire spreads through truck stop in Texas, destroys building

  • Source: KSAT-TV ABC 12 San Antonio
  • Published: 12/01/2022 12:00 AM

San Antonio firefighters responded to a massive fire at a Flying J and Denny’s along Interstate 10 on the East Side on Thursday morning. SAFD Chief Charles Hood said they initially got a call about a fire in the restaurant’s kitchen at 5:15 a.m. The restaurant is attached to the Flying J in the 1800 block of Foster Road, near I-10. The flames quickly spread throughout the building, Hood said, and the fire was fueled by the wind and grease in the kitchen. Customers and employees inside the building were able to make it out safely. The building, however, was destroyed and firefighters were trying to let the fire burn out and burn away the metal roof, Hood said. The flames burned near some fuel lines and also reached a fire truck, causing some damage. About 50-60 big rigs were in the parking lot at the time of the fire, and they were in the process of moving out of the lot.


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